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$5,000 went missing, so I went to look for it

April 20, 2021
Elevator Pitch

$5,000 went missing, so I went to look for it. I scoured my books. I triple checked the computer’s arithmetic. I asked my CPA wife to lend her expertise. We surfaced several theories, but none matched the $5K. So in frustration I reached back out to my accountant. “I can’t find the 5K.” “Well, actually, […]

Stay Motivated for Business Networking

April 1, 2021
Elevator Pitch

I’m getting bored with my daily exercise routine, so I ask my personal trainer for new exercises. His advice surprises me. Same exercises. More resistance. Apparently I’m doing the correct set of exercises for improving my core strength. He doesn’t want to change them. He does want me to add dumbbells and ankle weights. It […]

“His name is the least interesting thing about him”

March 23, 2021
Elevator Pitch

Detective Chin Ho Kelly returns to the Hawaii Five-O squad room after working a case with MacGyver. MacGyver, of urban legend, is the guy who saves the day by repurposing common household items: he makes a taser out of an iron, or a nail gun out of duct work, or an impressive explosion out of […]

Speaking their Language

March 9, 2021
Elevator Pitch

I considered texting him. But how can I give this message in just a few words? I could have called. But we’ve never spoken on the phone. And writing a letter — well, it’s not the 1940’s. I needed to get a message to my snow plow guy. He’s been plowing my driveway for longer […]

“There’s a difference?”

February 2, 2021
Elevator Pitch

“Do you want half a bagel?” my wife asks. “Sure.” I like bagels. “Top half or bottom?” “What?” I’ve been eating bagels for a long, long, long time and I can confidently tell you that I have never noticed which half of the bagel I was enjoying. Others in my family have a clear preference. […]